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us this fire is still under investigation and they are searching for a cause and/or engine of where the fire started. right now -- shop owners have shown up all day, firefighters have kept this area blocked, many are east their shops for the first time. nick smith, abc7 news. >>> in north richmond firefighters are trying to figure out if lightning sparked this fire at an industrial business yard around 2:00 this morning near giant road. equipment, vehicles and wood pallets were fully engulfed. fire department says there was lightning before call came in >>> right now san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi is getting ready to take back his job after being reinstated last night. early they are year he pleaded guilty in a domestic violence case and is still on probation and undergoing 52 weeks of classes. terry mcsweeney joins us with more. >> reporter: anyone expecting sheriff mirkarimi to be behind his desk at 8:00 calling the shots would be disappointed. he was on the job two months circumstance spended more than six, he has a lot of catching up. take a look at board of supervisors me
the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. iran will be a hot topic after "the new york times" reported u.s. and iran agreed to one-on-one talks. the white house denied a meeting is set but added it is open to one-on-one talks. >> anything diplomatically now can help the president. >> reporter: iranians denied any talks are scheduled. as the president wrapped up prep at camp david his campaign released this new ad. >> president obama ended the iraq war of the mitt romney would have left 30,000 troops there. >> reporter: romney prepared in florida where he gave this advice during a football game. >> figure out which of their players is best and take 'em out early. >> reporter: the latest poll of likely voters shows the race is a dead heat 47%, with only two weeks until election day the stakes are higher than ever. >> this debate tonight so important. >> reporter: this debate setting will be different than any other presidential debate so far both candidates will be sitting with the moderator, at a desk. brandi hitt, abc7 news. >>> before you go, after last week's heated debate what kind of t
than yesterday because of two things: number one air mass is moving away from us hot air mass big cooling trend where we could drop 10 to 15° in an hour is where we get southerly winds we don't have them yet other the next hour or two that is going to develop. we'll show you how much temperatures will drop in a few minutes. >>> the bay aner is under a heat we've, nothing hotter -- than the a base to play for the division title. there's new word of a possible deal to keep the team in oakland. >> terry mcsweeney joins us live from the coliseum. . how are fans reacting to this? >> reporter: trying to talk with a's fan today about a few year lease agreement is like trying to talk to my 11-year-old son about college so far in the distance, don't bother me right here we have season ticket holders waiting to get in the coliseum which just opened up. these folks are here and now. >> . the line was long for those opening to root the a's on. so long, some didn't get tickets at 9 a.m. we found a couple in line having breakfast. >> oakland fan spirit. >> we got muffins too. >> reporter: the
administration's attempts to convince of us of that. >> reporter: the romney campaign is trying to reverse the tide on this issue. the republican contender used today's speech to keep up his criticism of the obama administration. romney had a swagger. he's riding a wave of momentum after last week's debate. latest poll taken after the denver show count has the race tied at 47 among registered voters. president obama had a five point advantage in the three days leading in the debate. the same poll found voters overwhelmingly said romney won't debate, the biggest debate win ever recorded by gallup. bigger than clinton's 42 point margin over bush.4!zf[ç in los angeles last night musicians lent their support. mr. obama thanked the performers and threw in a not so subtle reference to his debate performance. >> the president: they perform flawlessly, night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: with the polls tightening the pressure is on vice president biden who squares off against ryan thursday night. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> senator feinstein has called for a
travelers. kira klapper joins us from san francisco international with more. >> reporter: 150 flights through sfo are cancel now. it is only expected to get worse for bay area travelers as the week progresses and hurricane sandy strengthens. hurricane sandy is already making enemies. >> this was my first time flying. i feel like flying is horrible and i don't want to do it again. >> reporter: 18-year-old rebecca's flight new jersey of yesterday from new jersey was delayed turning what should have been a six hour trip into 11 hours then missed her connection to burbank. >> most of us missed our flight because it got here at 11. >> reporter: 150 flights, 75 departures and 75 arrivals in and out of sfo cancelled, leaving thousands of customers stranded since the cancellations began yesterday. >> what we are seeing today is a full cancellation of essentially all flying to and from the major east coast cities. this includes washington, d.c. airports, new york airports and boston as well. >> reporter: passengers are urged to check before coming to the airport. some who were proactive are st
gallon. lines bringing back pheplg res for those of us remember gaslines years gone by. people are not concerned about the time i talked to them, they don't care. a lot of first timers trying to get in while the getting is good. a few days ago $4.29 would have been no big deal today it is a good deal among the lowest in the bay area. so good sandy is willing to wait to fill his tank but he's not happy. >> just a matter of we are going to soak you a little more and you know, they don't care. >> reporter: prices have jumped say experts because of drop in supply caused by richmond refinery fire last month and pipeline problems in southern california. some weren't buying that. >> i think it is outrageous. i'm not sure what the reason is for that. i don't believe what is being purported. >> reporter: in menlo park although turnout -- low turnout at shell because of prices $5.505 -- regular unleaded so many fives the owner had to use upside down twos. >> i thought i need to get where i'm going i come in like i do once a week and fill up and i unfortunately, i don't pay attention to p
'm kristen sze. more heat records coming our way. >> meteorologist mike nicco joins us with what is ahead. >>> record heat second day in a row possible right now we can see one of the reasons why no marine layer, no clouds, no drizzle, nothing. temperatures running nearly 12° warmer than this time yesterday half moon bay six in san francisco, five san rafael, four oakland mountain view two, san jose the same. what are those temperatures? in the 60s and 70s almost 80 at half moon bay for the warm spot. into the afternoon looks like we hang in the 70s even a few 80s near the coast bay warmest temperatures low to mid 80s some 90s inland. back with the full forecast. >>> new clue makes investigators more suspicious than ever it was no accident a house burned overnight with a woman's body inside. amy hollyfield is live at the scene on san carlos avenue in castro valley. >> reporter: the fire wasn't that big the home barely looks damaged. look at the investigators they have out here and what a chunk of this street has been blocked off. they have several theories and they want to look into etch
children. katie marzullo joins us from the newsroom. family use to live and work here. >> reporter: the family used to live in san francisco noe valley they bought their home last year and now they live in manhattan the scene of a horrible tragedy. on 75th street nanny on a stretcher being rushed to a hospital. the children in her care appear to be breathing as they were rushed to the hospital but were pronounced dead on arrival. their mother having discovered two of her children stabbed to death in the bathtub was escorted under a white sheet with her only surviving child. >> she is crying out, what am i going to do with my rest of my life. i have no children. >> they had been at swimming lessons and came home to a dark apartment. >> they had gone out themselves. >> reporter: the father, kevin a former yahoo executive was a business trip. police met him at j.f.k. airport with the horrific news. police say after the nanny stabbed the children she slit her throat in a suicide attempt. she worked with the family for about a year. they hired her after the youngest was born. they trave
against various policies, from the use of drones in pakistan, to the federal crackdown on marijuana. >> the president: i love you back, thank you everybody! >> reporter: the president ended the day at a concert for 6,000 supporters at the auditorium tickets started at $200 per person. he alluded to his debate last week. >> the president: i had a bunch of of folks come to me, don't be so polite, don't be so nice. [ cheering ] president -- >> the president: but i want everybody to understand something, what was being presented wasn't leadership, that's salesmanship. [ cheering ] >> the president: and we cannot afford another round of tax cuts for the wealthy. >> reporter: mr. obama has raise add average of three million dollars from his previous trips here. he may need all the money he can get, because his visit to san francisco came on the day that the pew foundation released national survey which showed romney leading him by three percentage points. his next stop, ohio. vic lee, abc7 news. >>> mitt romney is in iowa this morning, moments ago during a rally he slammed president obama
. >>> don't -- don't forget to use our free waze traffic app. you can download from it the itunes app store. we have more information on >>> breaking news, the entire texas a&m campus is being evacuated now they received a campus-wide bomb threat this morning. the order is posted on the university's website we have live aerials coming in now. the website directs all students, faculty on staff to evacuate immediately and not use a vehicle all classes are cancelled. we'll update you on this story. >>> san francisco police arrested one and looking for another after the men allegedly fired at officers during a high speed chase. police say they tried to make a traffic stop around 2 a.m. it ended two blocks away wheng( the speeding vehicle ran a red light and smashed into a taxi at eddy and franklin. one man shot at police during pursuit driver of the taxi only suffered minor injury. >>> richmond man who prosecutors say instigated the gang rape of a teenaged girl will be sentenced to 32 years under the plea the 22-year-old manuel ortega agreed to yesterday. the assault happened
the one year anniversary of being evicted from the plaza. nick smith joins us. they claim the movement is not dead. >> reporter: absolutely. what is also made clear to me today, occupy oakland has many faces and the group that spoke a few moments ago said they do not speak for occupy oakland as a whole but rather they are concerned citizens who live in the city and believe more needs to be done about the tactics used by oakland police when dealing with confrontation. video from last year, this time the steps of city hall turned into eye tent city police took action to clear it after city officials believed it to be unsafe and unsanitary. demonstrators post add agenda for today which include a meeting at city hall this afternoon marching through the streets and reestablishing the encampment at frank ogawa plaza. asking supporters to bring tents, warm clothes and friends. last year dozens of police and hundreds of protesters clashed violently. the law enforcement used tear gas and other crowd control methods. the number of protesters diminished with each round of gas. this morning, we fo
. police are testing a bone fragment fond in a mass grave used by infamous murderers. >> reporter: police tell me they are feeling guarded. they've been looking for this girl for 24 years, they've had leads before but they feel like they owe it to michaela and her family to find out what happened to her. now her family is waiting to hear news from a crime lab. sharon had a feeling for the past month that something was about to happen. she predicted on her blog last year that her daughter would be found in 2012. she was still shocked to hear the investigation has recently focused on the speed freak killers. >> his victims were primarily adults and michaela was a child so i tended to dismiss it i ignored that investigation all along. >> reporter: monday she go the call that a bone found at the site where wesley shermantine and loren herzog buried their victims is a child's bone police are getting it tested to see if it belongs to michaela garecht. >> if this is michaela, it breaks my heart she is laying in that place all this time. >> reporter: she was 8 when she and a friend went for snack
sweeney joins us live. >> reporter: this is a story of the tire that would not go out. it isn't completely out yet. judgment a moment ago there were firefighters out here hitting the roof of the squat and gobble restaurant with more water they've been out here for six hours and there's still smoke many the same fire that caused the tunnel and all the muni trains to shutdown until 40 minutes ago. the report of a fire came in about 5:00 this morning. three hours later, despite a never-ending spray, the fire was still burning. >> it is a very deep building the first building the fire was hard to find they put out what they saw. i think it was way ahead of us before we got here in the walls, attic. >> reporter: when firefighters thought it was just about contained there would be a flare-up. again the fire would appear to be about out, only to flare again. the squat and gobble restaurant where it started is a total loss, next door a dentist office and wine bar both heavily damaged. on other side of the restaurant, two more businesses damaged residents evacuated. a young man hose -- woes ride never
. that will be followed by a special edition of after the game we will give away $49,000 to someone who likes us on our facebook page. >>> it is time for round two in the presidential debate. president obama and mitt romney are in new york tonight for the only town hall-style meet-up leading up to the election. t.j. winick joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: president obama certainly has work to do even he admits that first debate did not go well for him. mitt romney needs to keep the pressure on. he also needs to interact well with audience members. president obama has been prepping for tonight's debate this virginia golf resort. he left his clubs at the white house trying to send a message he's all business. >> how are you feelinging about tonight? president fabulous. >> reporter: in massachusetts mitt romney's prep partner likes his candidates chances. >> great. >> reporter: tonight brings one age only town hall-style debate both taking questions from the audience, all undecided voters. the format has inspired memorial -- memorable campaign moments. >> i'm exhausted of defending you. >> repo
you can tell that overcast is with us we'll peek out into sunshine in parts of the bay san francisco i should say. weather is next. >>> also, the humanitarian side of the military. why local officials climbed onboard a navy ship today. >>> later, helping victims of domestic violence. the event going >>> look up in the skies this afternoon over the bay and you might spot the blue angels. this is a live picture of the amphibious assault ship docked along the embarcadero in san francisco where the mayor officially welcomed the navy's arrival where amy hollyfield joins us live. >> reporter: good morning. fleet week is about the blue angels, let's be honest the highlight. local officials want you to know that fleet week is more than just an air show. they say step onboard the uss macon island to learn more. this floating city was too busy to visit san francisco during fleet week last year the crew was preparing for a long deployment. but it is back. and the crew is ready to give you a tour. >> it is interesting to see people are great to meet. definitely come out. >> reporter: local dignata
of the -- 72 foot broken 10 million dollar yacht out of the water. katie marzullo joins us live from pier 80. >> reporter: the catamaran was towed overnight. we've been watching all morning since 7:30 this tedious protest of righting the upside down boat and getting it out of the water. last check the crew hadn't decided how they were going to do that. divers moved quietly around the ac-72 oracle team u.s.a.'s massive catamaran this morning it looked more like a submarine than a racing yacht. >> i call it destroyed in several piece. >> reporter: he's talking about the wing or fixed sail. you can see the splintered remains in this video from sky 7 hd. he wasn't on the boat but describes what happened. >> dangerous maneuver in these catamarans is go if up wind point of sail to down wind that's what the guys were doing. >> reporter: now oracle is without its biggest, fastest boat. because there is a defending america's cup champions they don't have any other competitions between now and 2013. >> hopefully we can get things fixed and we have a second boat coming next spring. i think at the end o
us live with the big questions the price and the features. >> reporter: we are still waiting for the price. there is a frenzy here in downtown san jose. apple fans have been waiting a very longtime this morning we are getting our first look at the new ipad mini it was unveiled a few minutes ago in true apple fashion was kept a closely guarded secret, until now. the 7 inch. pad, apple calls it more than a shrunken down regular version of the ipad. this one is thin, has a high resolution screen, large enough to hold in your hand. tech experts say the new device will give competing products like kindle fire a run for its money. >> come holiday season, consumer goes into a store or online and looking at options. right now amazon and google have tablets that you can buy for less than $200. apple have that. if they can narrow that gap on price they give peep more reason to buy an apple product. >> reporter: apple announced new lighter version of the its mac book and i-mac. experts say the ipad mini could be $250 to $350. as far as sales apple says ipads have been selling well last
and went down there >> reporter: firefighters rescued dozens trapped, using that boat. damage widespread in connecticut and new jersey where families are trapped in their flooded homes. >> we are trying to do is save as many lives as is possible. >> reporter: snow is falling in eight states, ohio, pennsylvania and west virginia where they may get up to three feet. millions are without power throughout the region, including all of manhattan south of 34th street. it could be more tan a week before this region recovers from -- sandy. we did learn the new york stock exchange will be reopening tomorrow. brandi hitt, abc news. >>> pg&e is sending more than 150 workers to new york. bay area crews will depart in the next couple of days. six red cross volunteers from the bay area are helping in the relief efforts and more may be sent once the airlines get back on schedule. >>> mike is tracking the storm live in the weather center. >>> no two hurricanes are alike. this was the storm surge. the others -- this was the real teal when it came to the storm surge trying to pump all that moisture in the
. they are spread out possibly looking to evidence. police tell us it started when they spotted and chased a stolen car. the two men inside turned out to be robbery suspects. they ran into the neighborhood by the school officers caught them police are investigating in hayward which is why the schools are locked down no one hurt class still in session two schools are still locked down. good morning i'm cheryl jennings. >>> and i'm kristen sze. the other big story the storm. soggy across many parts of the bay area. will it affect game one of the world series tonight? >> let's take a live look outside. you can see the ballpark in all its glory. what it looked like in redwood city this morning some of the heaviest downpours on the peninsula causing a wet commute. >> live look from heavenly resort this is in lake tahoe there's still snow coming down there the skies are dark, going to be storming for a little while. open day for ski season normally november, however, boreal ski resort is going to try to open this friday morning squall valley will try to hold a special event -- squaw valley will try to ho
as being not just part of the social sciences but humanities because it gives us a window into people's lives at some of the biggest crossing points. >> reporter: dr. roth says he did not expect to win it was a big surprise. he shares the award and the million dollar prize with dr. lloyd shapley at ucla what do you do after winning the nobel prize? dr. roth says nothing special he had to leave the conference early because he an 11:00 class to teach. very humble guy. cornell bernard, abc7 news. >>> san francisco is expected to find out tomorrow whether it is on the short list of cities to host an upcoming super bowl. cio host in 2016 or 2017 at the 49ers' new stadium. both 49er and city leaders say san francisco would be the center of most super bowl events. if the city makes its first round it has to submit a plan by early may. nfl expects official announcement tomorrow. >>> this thursday is 49ers game day here. 4:00 jerry rice and brent jones join us as abc7 news presents the pregame show followed at 5 by the take -- by the game. after that jerry and brent will stake around for a edi
you got the world series mvp trophy there -- you are on top of the world. any way you could tell us what it feels like to be on top of the world? >> it feels great man. 2010 been through a lot -- [ no audio ] >> reporter: two years ago were you not starting for the giants, put on the ben: you went through with it a -- smile you did what you did, had a great year, incredible post-season. takes me through the emotions. >> i'm enjoying both i'm blessed my second year in the big leagues in the world series many guys in big leagues been through this 20 rings, they don't get a ring, a chance to play in the world series. [ no audio ] >> i'm enjoying the moments. you have to be humble. thank god. don't change nothing. >> reporter: you did hit 500 in the world series, not bad. >> like i say i prepare myself to be in the post-season. i showed what i can do. that's what i do. my new house i'm going to put it there. miami. >> reporter: in miami? >> yeah. >> reporter: you are going to put it on the dining room table, front door? >> i don't know yet. >> reporter: pablo, thank you so much, best of
-wife and the public. >> t.j. winick joins us with the stunning bombshells dropped. >> reporter: this book is certainly a tell-all. his successes, failures, schwarzenegger says he wouldn't have had it any other way. as his new book hits stores, arnold schwarzenegger is for the first time talking the scandal that tore apart his family. >> it is just one of the disastrous situations that i've created and the worst thing that i've ever done. >> worst thing you have done? worst secret? >> just the worst thing because it hurt so many people. >> reporter: the one-time world , governor and action movie star told "good morning america" about the fair he had with his house keeper in which he fathered a son joseph now 14 born days after his wife gave birth to their youngest son. first he lied to his wife. then came clean when confronted by her in couples therapy. joseph's mother mildred continued to work in the stphez schwarzenegger house. >> it is worse when you start getting rid of people because it is like punishing somebody for having been in situation so that's the best way i could handle it. >> reporter: h
of lewd acts with a minor. terry mcsweeney joins us. >> reporter: two different sets of emotions on the same story at school district administration headquarters. they talked stoically about the need to provide emotional support for the students at albany middle school. at the school, outpouring of support, tears and sobbing over a man many considered a friend and a great teacher. 200 people teachers, parents and students turn out this morning for a vigil in honor of 28-year-old james izumizaki, arrested last week for lewd acts with a child under 14 found dead yesterday morning in a car. based on physical evidence and a note left, it appears to have been suicide. many today don't believe the accusations against him. and can't believe he's dead. >> this school and our students were his life. he will be deeply missed. >> reporter: the superintendent says grief counselors will be available to students at all district schools, especially albany middle where mr. i, as the students called him, taught and coached. >> day will not be business as usual. it will be addressing children's qu
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